DEAD SWANS Sadly 4 dead Swans were found at Hosehill recently. BBOWT and DEFRA have been advised due to the current national outbreak of Avian flu strain H5N1. This strain can be contracted by humans so if you come across dead birds don't touch them! Any sightings of multiple dead wild birds should be reported to DEFRA on 03459 335577.

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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2021 and 31/12/2021.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
20/09/21OspreyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
08:52
Flew west mobbed by crows. Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/09/21OspreyFleethill Farm1A Stoney
07:54
Perched high in oak on far pool. Private site, view only from footpath.  
19/09/21OspreyFleethill Farm1R J Godden
18:07
Flew east. Found by Magnus Cooper. Private site, view only from footpath.  
08/09/21OspreyFleethill Farm1J D Savage
17:30
possibly a juvenile. Flew up from behind trees between the two lakes at the east end of the site. Powerful, lazy flight. Headed east towards Moor Green Lakes. Subsequently no sign of the bird at Moor Green Lakes or Horseshoe Lake. Private site, view only from footpath.  
23/04/21OspreyBinfield1P Mannion
10:00
Probable
Flying SE. (I am going to say probably this species - but a large black and white bird of prey, broad wings, white face and black "eye mask" clearly seen through binoculars; what else could it be?). SU856729.  
17/04/21OspreyNew Town, Reading1S Hughes
14:15
Over heading north. Can't believe I looked up while reading my newspaper in the garden.  
09/04/21OspreyHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
12:15
12.15 flew directly overhead stopping occasionally to glide.  
08/04/21OspreyFobney Meadow1S Robertson
07:15
Possible
very white fronted breast and collar, almost like it is wearing a vest, possible Osprey,.  
08/04/21OspreyLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
07:30
Over from SE, then North right over lake at 400ft.  
27/03/21OspreyJubilee River1P Watts
15:26
Seen flying along the Jubilee River, flying from Berks into Bucks. Seen from the bridge by the wetland area.  
27/03/21OspreyPadworth Common1P Brant
15:03
Watching pool in Hants, Osprey glided in low then slowly drifted into Berkshire towards Padworth lane G P . Good view.  
14/03/21OspreyReading1R Righelato
15:10
Probable
Flying N over Hamilton Road at 15:10. Sadly no binoculars handy.